Shahi Paneer | How to make Shahi Paneer

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By Aameena Ahmed
Created on 26th Feb 2016
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  • 32 reviews
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  • By Aameena Ahmed
    Created on 26th Feb 2016

About Shahi Paneer

Much loved and very famous paneer recipe, which I love cooking for my family anytime...

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves4People
Shahi Paneer

Ingredients to make Shahi Paneer

  • Paneer cubed – 200 gms
  • Onions – 3 medium sized
  • Green chillies – 4
  • Cashew nuts – 1/2 cup
  • Tomato paste – 1/4th cup
  • store bought, 75gms roughly
  • Fresh tomatoes pureed – 3 medium sized
  • Fresh cream – 1/2 cup
  • Garam masala powder – 3/4th tsp
  • Shahi zeera – 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Red chilli powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Oil –slightly more than 1/4th cup
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp heaped
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Fresh green coriander – 1 small bunch finely chopped

How to make Shahi Paneer

  1. Soak cashew nuts in 1/2 cup of hot water and then grind to smooth paste.
  2. Quarter the onions, slit the green chillies and saute in pan with a teaspoon of oil for 2 to 3min on high flame. Cool them down and make it into a paste.
  3. Now take a kadhai and add oil, then add shahi zeera, after that add onion, green chilli paste and then sauté till it turns golden brown on medium high flame.
  4. To this add garlic ginger paste and fresh tomato puree. Cook till fat separates then add tomato paste cook for few more minute.
  5. Then add cashew nut paste, sauté for a min and add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and then add water. Cook on a low flame till fat separates.
  6. Now add paneer pieces cover the lid and cook on a low flame for a minute or two. Add fresh cream, garam masala powder, kasuri methi and green coriander and cook covered for 2 to 3 minutes and serve hot.
  7. Here you can adjust the consistency as the curry tends to thicken, so you can add half cup or slightly more hot water according to your taste.
  8. After adding the water, cook for 5 minutes on low and its ready to serve.
My Tip: You can always add more cream if you want. Adding hot water at the end is purely optional as some people like very thin gravy. Paneer will be the softest if you just cook them for not more than 5min in total. paneer should never be fried in oil before adding to curry otherwise it will become hard and soggy. Always serve the curry hot as paneer will be very soft when the curry is hot.

Reviews for Shahi Paneer (32)

Rani Mahalingama month ago
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Guni Jagwani3 months ago
:ok_hand::ok_hand::ok_hand:: 1:
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chetna chetna chetna gusain3 months ago
I love this recipe My favorite dish and recipe:yum::yum:
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Lata Kesharwani3 months ago
Yummy
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natasha fitter4 months ago
thanks i am going to this today and let you know
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namita mandal5 months ago
so so tasty
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Sharmi Bhattacharjee8 months ago
what is tomato paste?
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Rita Shah8 months ago
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Mamta Makkar9 months ago
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Padma Mullapudi9 months ago
very nice
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Nazia Syed9 months ago
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Md Shaikh9 months ago
wow paneer :grin: I love that :blush:
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Arusha Paul9 months ago
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Anita Khanna9 months ago
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Anita Chaurasia9 months ago
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Roli Singh9 months ago
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Simantini Sanyal chaudhuri9 months ago
awesome..:)
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Oyendrila Bhaduri Goswami9 months ago
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Shivani Chatterjee10 months ago
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Jashan Jandu10 months ago
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Narendra Kaur10 months ago
very tasty
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Shabana Memon10 months ago
I have tried ur recipe of shaahi paneer....Wow..... It was really yummyyy. It was restro style. Every1 loved it :heart_eyes::heart_eyes:
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Meenu Sahnia year ago
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Prabha Thakura year ago
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Simran Rakhejaa year ago
thank. u for sharing your receipe....amazing dish for vegetarians.....
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Archana Karodea year ago
superb
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Suman Chhaperiaa year ago
superb dish
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Radhika Kamata year ago
superb
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maya gidwania year ago
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Nilesh kutea year ago
we will try at home
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Shweta Srivastavaa year ago
Wow just a stunning dish :D
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Dilshad Dhanania year ago
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